Oncology Massage

Oncology massage is not a treatment or cure for cancer. It is a complementary therapy that can support you physically and emotionally to feel in control of your body and situation again and will support your body's systems to gain some relief from symptoms you are expereincing. I adapt my use of holistic massage techniques to flexibly meet your needs as someone with either a current or former diagnosis of cancer. This may include shorter sessions together and lighter techniques so your body is not overwhelmed. I take into account your current state of health and work according to what you and your body tell me you need. I am also able to support the release of scars to reduce pain and restrictions caused by them, integrating direct and indirect myofascial release techniques.

Benefits of Oncology Massage include:-

  • Increases relaxation leading to improved sleep, improved digestion, increased alertness and mental clarity
  • Reduces pain leading to reduced pain relief medication
  • Reduces symptoms from the effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy such as nausea, fatigue, diarrhoea and loss of apetite
  • Stimulates wound healing and recovery from anaesthetics
  • Improves immune system responses
  • Reduces anxiety and depression.

For independent information, please click here. (Cancer Research UK)


To support you to the best of my ability, I work a little differently to my standard process.

Initial consultation - Following your initial contact with me, we will meet face to face or via video call to discuss your medical history, current treatment and symptoms and your reasons for wanting massage sessions. This consultation will help us to get to know each other and will help me build up a picture of what you hope to achieve with massage. As part of your initial consultation, and with your permission, I will liaise with your medical team so we can all work together to support you. This contact is included in the initial consultation fee. We will then arrange your first massage appointment. 

Prices are:-

Initial consultation - £40 - no time limit for our conversation and includes any contact with your medical team

Subsequent sessions at my standard rates (Includes pre and post session consultations)

60 minute session - £40

45 minute session - £35

30 minute session - £30